Top tips for students
You’ve done it – you’ve made it through your training and you’ve landed that all-important first job as a staff nurse. But how will you make it through the ups and downs of your first year?
As I was researching my last essay I came across a lot of literature arguing that assessment is the fundamental basis of mental health nursing.
Ten ways to take the boredom out of studyingSubscription
Editor, Jenni Middleton, lists her top ways of perking up your time behind the desk
How to deal with a bad mark Subscription
Student nurse, Mikey Whitehead, explains how to move onwards and upwards after receving a poor mark
Sleep expert: top tips for night shift workers Subscription
We talk to sleep expert, Derk-Jan Dijk from Surrey University Sleep Centre, about how best to fit in down-time when working the night shift
An easy guide to mmolsSubscription
Every nurse is familiar with seeing mol, mmol and occasionally µmol written on vials and infusion packs.
Writing clearly and concisely is a real skill.
Some students take their elective placement as an opportunity to travel, others as a chance to become more employable. But everyone can follow these tips to make it as satisfactory as possible …
Copycat: why some students plagiariseSubscription
With pressure from academic deadlines and constraints on time it’s easy to fall into the plagiarism trap and seek what you might think to be the easy option. But copying someone else’s work really isn’t worth it, and here’s why …
10 ways to create an eye-catching CVSubscription
You may work with your hands, but to nab that job, you’ll have to impress on paper first. Jenni Middleton talks to the experts to find out how a strong CV can snatch you that crucial interview